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Since its debut in August 1995, WNCU, 90.7 FM, licensed to North Carolina Central University, has consistently fulfilled its mission to provide quality culturally appropriate programming to public radio listeners in the Triangle area. The format of this listener supported public radio station entertains the jazz aficionado, educates the novice jazz listener and disseminates news and information relative to the community-at-large. WNCU 90.7 FM is a 50,000 watt public radio station and an affi ...
 
Since its debut in August 1995, WNCU, 90.7 FM, licensed to North Carolina Central University, has consistently fulfilled its mission to provide quality culturally appropriate programming to public radio listeners in the Triangle area. The format of this listener supported public radio station entertains the jazz aficionado, educates the novice jazz listener and disseminates news and information relative to the community-at-large. WNCU 90.7 FM is a 50,000 watt public radio station and an affi ...
 
With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, pa ...
 
Attorney Melaniece Bardley McKnight is originally from Gary, Indiana and the founding partner of Bardley McKnight & Associates, LLC. McKnight attended undergraduate school at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale on a full basketball scholarship where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. Attorney McKnight earned a Juris Doctorate degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina.While pursuing her law degree, McKnight was Secretary of ...
 
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N.C. Central University men's basketball coach LeVelle Moton has been incredibly successful throughout his career, leading his team to the NCAA tournament numerous times. But it didn’t come without a lot of hard work both on and off the court. On this episode of “Tying It Together With Tim Boyum,” Tim talks with Moton about his difficult path to su…
 
Craig Horn grew up without running water in his house, never went to college and didn't even know his real last name until he was 19. Despite all of that, the man from Union County, North Carolina went on to be a Russian linguist in the U.S. Air Force, became a world renowned Winston Churchill expert and a Republican state lawmaker. On this episode…
 
In their early 30's, Sarah Blake Morgan and Nick Ochsner are well-known in North Carolina journalism circles. The married couple work at the Associated Press and WBTV in Charlotte. But, in recent months Sarah took a leap of faith few would ever do. At 31-years-old, she joined the military. Nick knows the military well, his father was killed in Afgh…
 
On the heels of a No. 1 spot on Netflix in 2020, "Outer Banks" returns for its second season on July 30. Just like last year, not a single frame of film was recorded in North Carolina. On this week’s episode of "Tying It Together With Tim Boyum," Tim travels to Wilmington to meet with co-creator Jonas Pate. They talk about the show's inspiration, t…
 
Former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr has spent much of his retirement from the bench battling the NCAA and his own political party. On this week’s episode of "Tying It Together With Tim Boyum," Tim sits down with Orr to discuss his issues with the collegiate legislative body and the GOP. Orr helps explain the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling o…
 
Brad Crone has worked in North Carolina politics for more than three decades. He is a routine guest on our show, “Capital Tonight,” but the stories you haven’t heard on TV are enough to fill a book. On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim sits down with Crone to discuss some of these captivating tales. From surviving a plane…
 
John Drescher, currently a contributing editor with The Assembly magazine in North Carolina, recently wrote an article on the controversy at UNC Chapel Hill over Nikole Hannah-Jones and her pursuit of tenure with the university. On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with Drescher about the article, which gained natio…
 
Just weeks after prostate cancer surgery, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis returns to Tying It Together with Tim Boyum to talk about his health. We'll also get his take on the debate in Washington on infrastructure and why he voted against the January 6th commission. ​Later, he'll tell us why he's going after a fellow Republican in the 2022 U.S. Senate rac…
 
This time last year, Tim and Ben found themselves dodging tear gas canisters and rocks while covering the protests and riots in Raleigh. A week later they were in Raeford for the North Carolina funeral of George Floyd. This week, Tim catches up with some of the people he met and interviewed during this time. It includes a sheriff who helped plan th…
 
Capital Tonight features many political experts, often referring to them as “friends of the program.” While you may get a brief glimpse into their backgrounds, we rarely get a chance to talk about their own story. Many, like Jonathan Felts, have incredible tales about working for presidents and in various locations around the world. On this episode…
 
After 42 years of public service, North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry says he will retire in August. On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with “Uncle Mike”, a man known for his calm and friendly demeanor in the midst of public emergencies, about his time as director, the origins of his famou…
 
In the coming weeks, state lawmakers will be debating the next state budget, and despite COVID-19, North Carolina will have an extra $5 billion to play with. Will they spend, save or return it to the taxpayers? On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with North Carolina Representative Jason Saine (R-Lincoln) to get som…
 
Last week, the 2020 Census report confirmed North Carolina would get a 14th Congressional district. Where will that district exist? Will Republicans draw it for themselves? On this week's episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim dives into the intrigue and how it could impact every congressional and state legislative map. Dr. Rebecca Tippet…
 
On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with Dr. Karen Cox, a history professor at UNC Charlotte and author of the new book “No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Equality.” Cox, who has written several books on southern history, joins us to discuss events of the past year, the ongoin…
 
The day protests broke out in North Carolina following the death of George Floyd, Durham attorney T. Greg Doucette started a Twitter thread with videos of police brutality. Within days it had a million plus views, 100k likes, and 77k retweets. On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, we talk with Doucette as the trial of former police o…
 
Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton was a world-famous moonshiner and North Carolina native whose life, persona, moonshine, and death are things of legend. And believe it or not, most of it just happened within the past 20 years! On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with Neal Hutcheson, an author and filmmaker who just released a new …
 
This week, Tim travels to the coast and Southport to see what life is like for former Governor Mike Easley, who served from 2001 to 2009. Together, the two hit the road, do a little woodworking, walk along the shore, and even take a boat ride. Listen as Easley shares a number of incredible stories from his time in office, including 9/11, ditching h…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic threw a gigantic wrench into supply chains across the globe, prompting a public push to buy local that remains to this day. Many of us also left our offices and learned to work from home. But with vaccinations underway and a sense of normalcy starting to return, many wonder will this all last? Has our economy been forever chan…
 
This week, as we celebrate Women's History Month, Tim is joined by Dr. Mary Susan Fulghum, a retired doctor who is the niece of one of North Carolina's first female doctors, Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson. Wilkerson was told not to become a doctor yet she ended up as chief of staff at North Carolina's first integrated hospital. Before passing away, she…
 
Not only is March 17, 2021 St. Patrick’s Day, it’s also the 1 year anniversary of Gov. Roy Cooper shutting down restaurants and bars to help curb the spread of COVID-19 — something that had a huge impact on the economic engine in North Carolina. On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, we have Tim Kent with the N.C. Beer and Wine Wholes…
 
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the state, we look back at the strides and struggles faced along the way and ahead to the days when this will all be part of the past. As coronavirus cases quickly spread and Gov. Roy Cooper placed North Carolina in shutdown mode, everyone, including this podcast, had to promptly shift gears and adapt to a…
 
In 2020, big cities across the state and country saw most of the attention during protests over racial justice issues and Confederate statues. However, some small towns, like Sylva, North Carolina, started facing their own past-related struggles. On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim travels to the tiny mountain town locat…
 
As Black History Month comes to an end, an old topic is getting new attention in the halls of Congress — reparations for slavery. On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with one of the world’s foremost experts on the subject, Dr. William A. “Sandy” Darity Jr. During a hearing in February, Congress discussed studying p…
 
Imagine reaching the pinnacle of your profession and then having it all come crashing down. This week on Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, we go a little outside of the box to discuss and learn about leadership from former UNC Men’s Basketball Coach Matt Doherty. Doherty played for the Tar Heels during the early ‘80s and won a national championship…
 
On this special Vaccine Education Week episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim sits down for a Q&A with North Carolina’s top doc, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen, and Dr. David Wohl with the Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases at UNC Health. In this episode, Dr. Cohen and Dr. Woh…
 
We keep hearing calls for unity from now President Joe Biden. But how realistic are these calls and what can President Biden do to try and find this unity? Importantly, do enough people even want unity in politics? This week, we talk with three of the top political minds in North Carolina who study these issues. One of them even says we need to ree…
 
This past November, Paul Newby won the Chief Justice seat in North Carolina by just 401 votes out of 5.4 million statewide. While that may be a crazy story, it is nothing compared to the one he has about helping recover North Carolina's stolen copy of the Bill of Rights. On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim and Ben sit down with…
 
In a matter of days, first-term Congresswoman Kathy Manning (D-6th District) was sworn in, was locked INSIDE the House chamber during the Capitol attack, and spoke on the floor of the U.S. House encouraging the impeachment of President Donald Trump. On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, she tells the emotional, frightening, and incre…
 
Months after the pandemic started, lawsuits are still being filed and the debate still rages over whether shutdowns, restrictions, and potential vaccine mandates are legal. On this episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, we revisit the legal questions surrounding COVID-19. In the spring of 2020 we spoke with UNC Law Professor Bill Marshall and…
 
Ten days before Anthony Foxx was born, a U.S. Supreme Court case determined busing would be used to integrate Charlotte's schools. Four decades later, Foxx would become the U.S. Secretary of Transportation under the Obama Administration. On this week's episode of Tying it Together with Tim Boyum, Foxx, who also served as Charlotte’s mayor from 2009…
 
On this week's episode of Tying It Together with Tim Boyum, Congressman Mark Walker talks about his decision to run for U.S. Senate in 2022. We’ll learn about his experiences growing up as the son of a preacher man and how visiting inmates with his father impacted the rest of his life. The congressman also shares stories about his own path to the p…
 
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